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for that report. we appreciate it. steve? >> thanks, juliet. almost 48 years ago, martin luther king jr. shared his dream with the world from washington. >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed. >> those words that are etched in the fabric of our nation's history will now be etched in stone. the martin luther king jr. memorial will be dedicated officially in washington, d.c. this sunday on the 48th anniversary of the "i have a dream" speech. joining us is the director of african-american outreach for priests for life and niece of dr. martin luther king jr., alvita king. good morning to you. >> hi, steve. >> great to have you, dr. king. this is not only a great day when they dedicate this for your family but great day for america. >> and actually, i'll be there with my mother and my aunt christine and my mother naomi and dexter and martin and bernice. it was just a wonderful time. >> and i mentioned a moment ago that there are going to be apparently over a dozen inspirational quotes on the walls there of what your uncle said. and this is im
desperate by the second. >>> the end of an era at am. i'm carol costello. steve jobs, creator force behind apple, resigns. what will this mean for the company? the change the way you live on this "american morning." >>> good morning to you. it is thursday, august 25. welcome to "american morning." every day, it has been something else. something big happening. >> we want it to stop. >> i know. i need a flashlight, batteries. >> this hurricane is dodging all over the place. it is making landfall someplace. >> through the bahamas right now. east coast of the united states trying to figure out where it could land. category 3 storm delivering powerful blows to the southeastern and central islands. it is 115-mile-per-hour winds, heavy rains causing extensive damage. in some cases ripping homes right off of their foundations. now irene is making its way towards nassau. jim spelman is there with the latest. obviously you are getting blown around there. tell us what the late southwest on the ground. >> reporter: hey, christine. high of irene is 80 miles away from nassau. getting pounded all night.
a minimum, steve. >> absolutely. nikkei index finished down something like 2%. right now, i was looking at the european stock market and, you know, it's pretty much down one, two, almost 3%. and the dow right now is down, what, 238 points right now as we speak. so it's really moving lower. >> that's not good for us. for more reaction, let's go to fox news reporter jennifer davis joining us live from our d.c. bureau. good morning to you. >> good morning, guys. all eyes on the global markets today to see how they react to news of this s&p downgrade. u.s. stock futures have tumbled. asian markets down. what's going to happen on wall street? that's the million dollar question today. the news from s&p came after those markets had closed on friday. downgrade going from triple a status down one notch to double a plus. s&p says this is a reflection not only of the political gridlock in washington and fact that the ratings agency doubts whether or not lawmakers can come together to work this problem out but also about the fact that they say that debt ceiling deal last week didn't cut enough. s&p
the barbecue, people come running. it was hard enough to keep steve and i away from it this morning. you have the sweet pulled pork, all of that. >> people are sitting out at picnic tables at 6:00 a.m. stop on by if you're heading to work today. 8:00 hour, we'll have the special performance live right here on "fox & friends." one of our friends today dropping by to fill in for the vacationing brian kilmeade. good morning to you. >> thank you for having me. >> good to see you from the weekend show. let's do a couple of headlines because the fear that gripped wall street traders are spreading around the world. this morning, we're seeing strong selloffs in markets in asia and europe. >> will we have a repeat today of what happened on wall street? joining us right now is dennis neil on the streets of new york city. dennis, how does it look? >> you know what? the do or die time now. we were down 4%, 5% in u.s. stocks. europe is trading down maybe 2%. will we actually see a turn back to the positive or will investors say no, you know what? it's even worse than i thought yesterday. this jobs numbe
: barak, california. gaithersburg, maryland. republican, steve. caller: looking forward to reading the book. i have to tell you as a moderate republican, i thought cheney was a good congressman. i thought he was a fantastic secretary of defense and the gulf war and i would argue one of the worst vice-president we have ever had. very disappointed. i voted first term for him, and the second, unfortunately because of him. i will be interested to read his book to see what his take is. so far from what you have been reading from the reviews, this seems like a guy who was always good and blaming everybody else for failures of the bush administration. host: go ahead. finish up, steve. caller: when of the previous callers -- we are entitled to our own opinions and not entitled to our own facts. the iraq war when it comes to the facts, i have yet to see facts about weapons of mass destructions. i still think we should have gone in regardless. but a previous caller, a fellow republican, the valerie plame story, that there was no connection between him. you can stretch and say there was no di
and there weren't any diamonds. i knew he had eaten them. she came down and took him across the street. steve grant x-rays -- steve ran x-rays. the next afternoon, the hearings and two diamonds were recovered. no panic. >> honey bun was guilty as charged. >> i have not scolded him to this day. it was my fault for leaving the chair there. >> he is now very cautious about where he leaves his desk chair. they are keeping a closer eye on honey bun. >> you know what? they may have cleaned them. i don't know if i would wear them. 5:28. 59 degrees on tv hill. >> some of the worst of the local damage from the east co >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> maryland rattled by one of the strongest earthquakes to hit the east coast since world war ii. it was felt as far north as canada and as far south as florida. good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am lisa robinson. cecil county schools are closed today. school was supposed to start today. >> earthquake day. >> anne arundel county schools started yesterday. >> a lot of people did not know what
tasting freedom some for the first time in their lives. steve harrigan streaming live from tripoli. steve, this fight is not over. there sal sound makes -- the sound it makes when it's being used to try to kill someone. we have been hearing both those sounds throughout the night as there has been pockets of at the same time the rebels celebrate that historic victory today. as far as official battles between the two sides, there is one going on right now around the international airport in tripoli. there is a likely battle too shaping up around the city sirte. qualify's hometown. two kinds of people. people who prophetted from the qaddafi regime and families who had members killed or tortured by that same regime. keeping them apart is going to be the real challenge. right now there is no referee, shepard. >> new clues as to where qaddafi may be, steve? troops heading toward hometown. capturing him, putting him on trial is what the rebels want to do. that is certainly their goal. another goal is to try to avoid what happened in iraq some years ago similar type pictures we have seen today. d
is steve. steve swab with the washington national cathedral. what can you tell me about that work being done to ensure everyone will be safe? >> we have done our first initial walk-through with structural engineers from the first check, we haven't found any apparent signs of significant structural damage. again, it's just the first check and it was a visual check and we're aware of significant external damage to the stone of the coo ahead real -- cathedral and we're assessing the finer details of that as we speak. >> steve swab -- hang with me for just a second. it will be tough to show on the, but some of your other staffers showed us some surf tours in some of the pen kills -- curvatures in the pinnacles here. a delicate situation here, i would imagine. >> the cathedral is an ole structure and some of the finer points are at the timed and that is a matter of assessing where the structure was before the earthquake today and where that is right now. the pros are in there as we spoke. >> no one was hurt and no stain glass damage? >> yeah, the big guy was watching the stain glass today.
an hour. [applause] >> thank you. much, steve. i am a great love for this wonderful institution at the national constitution center. i also want to remind you we have an exhibit upstairs and prosperity hall between diners hall and the main exhibit area on link and then i hope you're okay to take a look at some time in the coming weeks. it is obligatory for persons again in this chair to praise the author and to praise his book. unethically, i think anyone who agrees to perform my role as intraocular hefty genuinely believe that on the other occasions in which i done that, i've done this. but this really is an occasion in which i want to go a little bit over the top because they do think adam is a very special is your hand and this is a very, very national book. as he described adam's career, he really has been at a remarkably early age, a very important public intellectual, speaking to a wide audience about a wide variety of subjects, i think since he graduated from harvard not that long ago. and now, he is undertaken -- it's hard to believe -- by the way, either really ratty co
like on paper. seriously, just drop it in the mail, podium not required. thanks. bring in panel. steve hayes for stand stand. karen tomolty, "washington post." sindcated columnist charles krauthammer. charles? >> i am with the press secretary and the speaker. remember obama had said he had a plan, well originally he had a plan it was called the budget in february. it was laughed out of the senate, pause it was spending spree in the middle of the debt crisis. so he did a redo with the speech april 19, which was announced. and touted as a plan. well, when the plan was put to the director of the c.b.o., in congress, he was asked what that obama plan number two would do with the budget. the deficit. he answered there was no way of telling. he said we don't estimate speeches. meaning a speech is something. it's hot air. it's not real. the question is this another speech in the tradition of the april 13 speech or a plan? if is it a plan, put it on paper and show us the numbers. that has been the problem with the president. he has had all the leaks and he says i'm prepared to take hard choice
a pass because a glacier fell on her. >>> we have the weather now from steve villanueva from new haven, connecticut, in for sam. great to have you here, steve. >> good morning, everyone. it is going to be a beautiful day in the northeast. we have a very comfortable air mass coming down from canada. temperatures in the 80s. very low humidity. in texas, the heat continues. temperatures there in the triple digits. tomorrow we can tie the record in dallas at 42-straight days. maybe we'll beat it as we head into saturday. that's your national forecast. >>> and coming up, new details on the american woman who disappeared in aruba. we'll talk to her boyfriend live about his frantic search to find her. >>> and the new american gold rush. how easy it is to melt down your valuables into cold sh? we'll show you the money. >>> and look at this. bull on the run led police on a wild chase. it's like fire. woman: ow, ow! i can't see. man: it's singeing me! it's the sun. get out of the office more often with chili's $6 lunch break combos. pair a texas toast half sandwich with fries and super salad eve
winchester, 63 dulles. light northerly wind no shortage of sunshine. back to you steve. >> let's update the morning commute mta announcing all modes of transportation working today. light rail passengers should plan for delays because of storm damage the penn line will operate a limited service schedule metro trains, buses intercounty buses will operate on regular county schedules, julie. >>> all right steve let's say good morning to the crew in sky fox in southern maryland checking out your drive along water street. part of it is still under water a portion remains blocked off in each direction as you travel between maine and pennsylvania, this is out near the courthouse live from this location all morning long. we were told everything was open but that is not the case we can see from holly's live shot that the road remains closed because of standing water they are trying to pump out. unfortunately water street remains closed. >>> back inside and update the ride elsewhere. travelling southbound 270 your lanes are open no incidents to report coming out of german town first day of school
, mark halprin and economic analyst steve rat ner. thank you for changing your plans. in washington, pat bu can nan is joining us. willie is on his way in. so much to talk about. >> saturday morning, when we talked about this later at my daughter's birthday party. both of us looked at the horrifying news of saturday morning coming out of afghanistan. coupled with the sp downgrade. as a young girl, back in 1979 when so many things were hitting at one time. it was, i really can't think of another time in my lifetime where i woke up and saw a couple things hitting like that and i don't want to say questioned america's place in the world but certainly thought we lost our way. >> a bleak feeling. we are going to talk about the unspeakable loss in afghanistan coming up and why, when and when it will become a central part of the political conversation when we talk about campaigns. when it will be front and center of the issue. i don't know when but i'm hoping soon. >> you, let's talk for a second about 1979. if you said, when you read the papers that morning that you had this -- it almost took
. >> name one person who you think everybody finds funny. >> steve carrel. >> you're right. that's true. >> any women? >> i win. >> women? >> well, yeah. there are. tina fey. >> i'm feeling that. >> okay. she and steve carrel. >> let's end on a happy note. let's play a clip from your show because it will get me out of this terrible hole i dug. >> if you have time -- >> you know what, i don't have any time. i have eight accounts here at clark and west and i have 30 people on managing and a whiney domestic partner. >> so you're gay? >> no, i'm manually but i'm not gay and i don't want to marry him because i can't take on one more thing. i don't have the time. i'm swamped. i'm haven't taken a deep breath since 1988. i don't have to have a snack. i haven't had a leisurely dump in the last ten years. i'm wearing a colostomy bag right now. >> i can't imagine anyone that watches that that doesn't laugh at lisa kudrow. >> thank you. >> so there's three. steve carell. >> you've just given me a moment. >> that's another dream come true. >>> coming up, a generation's guilty pleasure. beverly hill'
. steve jobs, the co-founder and ceo of apple is stepping down. he's been on medical leave recently. he says, i have always said if there ever came a day when i could no longer meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo, i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately that day has come. >>> more on this, and more tonight, when 360 continues.ra . give you sheer coverage instantly, then go on to even skin tone in four weeks. aveeno tinted moisturizers. if you don't have airplay.e,e in four weeks. which makes it easy to play music from your phone, on your stereo or see the photos you've taken on your tv. and if you want to share your favorite movie, that's easy too. airplay. just one more thing that makes an iphone and iphone. [ male announcer ] you never know when a moment might turn into something more. and when it does men with erectile dysfunction can be more confident in their ability to be ready with cialis for daily use. cialis for daily use is a clinically proven low-dose tablet you take every day, so you can be ready anytime the moment's right. ♪ [ man ] tell your doctor
as she is on the edges of it. >> greta: fox news alert. apple's sew steve jobs is stepping down. -- crowe steve jobs stepping down. in 2004 jobs was diagnosed with a fair form of pancreatic cancer in 2009 he underwent a liver transplant this past january he took a medical leave. who will fill his giant shoes? chief operating officer tim cook. jobs will still be active as chairman of the board. >> straight ahead, chaos is seizing libya, four journalists kidnapped. their driver executed. >> who has control of libya's stockpile of mustard gas, sarin gas and where is gadhafi? we take you there live, next. >> governor rick perry has news. we'll tell with you what he just did. >> the u.s. just shutdown is 30-year-old space shuttle program. wait until you see what russia is doing this is unleave able. stay tuned. -- oh, i'm aidelity customer. okay, but what does it do? well, it gets me the tools and research i need to help me make informed decisions. with fidelity i can invest in stocks, bonds, at a great price. wow. yeah, wow. ♪ [ male announcer ] fidelity investments. turn here. look at all
alive in kill devil hills. steve kessler's house took a hit, $50,000 in damages. >> and it just kept coming and it kept coming and it kept coming, and that wind -- >> reporter: irene lashed coastal carolina, hit hard, hit fast. its early hours sucked the life from the banks. snapshots of damage in hatteras and despair in rodincy, but not wholesale destruction. >> here's the waterline right here. >> reporter: in ada andrew's house, the water is going down. so is her anxiety. >> i live through them because it's beautiful 364 days of the year. >> reporter: and steve kessler still has a roof over his head. >> inside i can handle. it's the outside that's -- that's a mess. >> reporter: but most places outside here whisper vacation again. irene's timing is more good news, gone just in time for labor day weekend, the big money maker up an down this coastline. mark strassmann, cbs news, kill devil hills, north carolina. >>> we'll take a break. colin powell accuses dick cheney of taking cheap shots. >>> plus beyonce's news, baby bump. this is the "cbs morning news." . wow! the best in the worl
dominating chatter leading to the pga championship overshadowing the victory. >> i guess, i don't know. steve was delighted to win. and as was i. and... you know, speaking with a bit of emotion, probably. >> and he had a chat with steve himself about it. >> yeah. yeah. >> thank you. >> and that is this edition of abc 7 news. >> and for larry beil and spencer christian have a good night. [ man ] did we get anything good? sweetie i think you need a little extra fiber in your diet. fiber makes me sad. oh common. i dare you to taste one hint of ber in fiber one. oh, i'd be able to tell. why don't i just eat this bag? and how can you talk to me about fiber you enjoy that. i am. [ male announcer ] fiber beyond recognition. ber one. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. this is the "jeopardy!" college championship. here is our second group of semi-finalists-- a junior at southern adventistniversity from avon park, florida... a junior at the ohio state university from northbrook, illinois... and a senior at u.c.l.a. from elk grove, california... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!"--
be unconstitutional. joining me now to talk about this on today's stream team, from connecticut, steve perry, cnn education reporter and principal of the capital preparatory school, from new york, pete dominick, host of stand up on sirius xm and from new jersey, paul callen, cnn legal contributor and criminal defense attorney. as a principal, steve, let me start with you, what do you think about this law? >> i think it is a law that just takes up a lot of time but doesn't necessarily do anything to positively impact wait education occurs. technology is a significant reason why education will improve and we need to embrace it and find the ways to do so. >> pete, what do you think? >> well, first of all this law comes from the same state senator who a few weeks back wanted to roll back child labor flaws their state but it's good see the state senators there are really focus old jobs. listen, this is definitely a first amendment issue and what it doesn't outlaw is talking to students privately, writing them note, calling them on the phone, text messaging, i think steve perry can tell you this is the
good afternoon i and steve sanders. >> in den dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country and wgn america and on the web. >> the net and steve that is correct some schools already in session as the school board begins to try and debate the controversial budget that hope that they hope will sell some of the problems they said they have already located $40 million but still no one knows for sure ... they are asking teachers to stay longer days in the classroom and also want more days in the year parents marched outside and said they too are in favor of launder days barry were chanting the want to 90 more minutes they said the one today extended in the school year lankan by several days and that too would still have to be negotiated but the chicago teachers union is currently opposed to those changes because they violate the terms of their contract they are also accusing the city of violating ... parents and community leaders are saying that more time in the classroom would improve the quality of the system . >> we are asking one of these methods for improv
to the special edition of fox 5 news. i'm steve chenevey. >>> i'm allison seymour. hurricane irene bringing heavy rain and 80 mile an hour wind in north carolina. we'll start seeing rain early this morning or early afternoon. one of the big concerns in the washington area, power outages. already dominion power is reporting more than 33,000 outages, most in southeast virginia and north carolina. >>> we're going to check with gwen who joins us with the latest on the storm. >> causing an awful lot of problems for people along that area. this is just the beginning of what's going to happen after this storm pushes its way up the mid-atlantic. we'll show you this storm. it is pushing its way in on to land. it's now 60 miles southwest of cape hatteras. water levels expected to rise as much as 9 to 5 feet above ground level. there are hurricane warnings in this area of course and all along the coast. storm surge, some 4 to # feet above ground level from north carolina all the way to virginia boarder, including the chesapeake bay area. 6 to 10 inches of rainfall in this storm surge right here. in some are
you. thank you very much. >> time for the many weather. steve villanueva is in for sam champion. good morning to you. >> good morning, everyone. lots of trouble in the central part of the country. this is where we could see nasty storms and severe weather from oklahoma city northward up towards bismarck, very heavy rain and strong winds. much cooler out on the west coast. 72 degrees in the district. made 80's today and into the weekend. low humidity with a lot of chance ofn the next rain this saturday night into sunday. >> your weather forecast brought to you by macy's. elizabeth? >> all right, thanks so much. >>> coming up, time for a meltdown? we'll show you how to cash in on the new american gold rush. ♪ i want to be rich [ female announcer ] real fruit... means real fruit smoothies from mccafé. real delicious and made just for you. ♪ happened to come across quicken loans online. [ chris ] quicken loans constantly kept us updated and got us through the process twice now. quicken loans is definitely engineered to amaze. they were just really there for us. not only kills fleas a
. >> reporter: thursday's raid came just hours after josh powell's father, steve powell, leveled allegations against his missing daughter-in-law. >> she was open to me sexually, mentally, whatever. >> reporter: steve powell claims josh's wife often tried to seduce him and admits he openly made sexual advances toward susan. >> i wasn't going to turn down an opportunity with this beautiful woman, even though she was my son's wife. i'm sorry. she is just a wonderful person, and i enjoyed it. >> reporter: jennifer graves is steve powell's estranged daughter and close friend of susan's. she said susan complained to her about her father-in-law's inappropriate advances. >> susan never told me about any inappropriate relationship. my dad never told me about any inappropriate relationship. >> reporter: disgusted and outraged by the salacious claims, susan's father, chuck cox, claims the racy allegations against susan are despicable and outright lies. he says the police seizure at his son-in-law's home is progress. >> it makes me much more comfortable if the journals are in their hands than in steve a
's how we're helping set opportunity in motion. continues from new york city with bill weir. >>> steve martin used to give a lesson on how to be a millionaire. step one, get a million dollars. an equally helpful tip might be do something everybody wants. and you're about to meet a man who realized that in america everybody wants to get rid of their mountains of junk. once that clicked, he was en route to mountains of cash. and to explain how, here's abc's neal karlinsky. >> reporter: if it's true that one man's junk is another man's treasure, then what happens if you get everyone's junk? junk, and he wants more. king of ♪ it used to be that visions of a junk man conjured up the '70s tv show "sanford and son." >> you big dummy. >> big dummy? >> how would you like one across your lips? >> reporter: the 41-year-old scuddermore is no fred sanford. >> okay, perfect. thanks. >> reporter: he's the idea man behind 1-800-got-junk. a business that's become the starbucks of trash. his trucks are seemingly everywhere. and his company has become a classic example of a simple idea executed to perf
been more visible recently although it is not clear if you'll be the one to fill steve jobs role of product introductions on stage. his real strength lies behind the scenes. after >> jobs announced to a stepping down, apple stocks started to fall. it was a gorgeous sunday for the bay area. >> previous, as marshals. it is coming out on the market soon. when i got my hands on the today safety. if in the future 3-d will be a standard feature. dlj throw is a look to the future. a giant 4.310 screens. 3-d is an extra feature that you could use or not. the thrill is for judo core process of making a fast and is serving the well was a breeze. when you want to do something with 3 become head this 3-d tab. that takes you to the many were you can see pictures and videos have taken. treasonous youtube 3-d channel. plg scroll the at&t refers. there's no official release date. wismar fall only costs one of dollars with a two-year contract.
texas. he said this. we can put up that quote. washington has piled on... >>> steve israel in charge of getting democratic members elected to congress. steve israel said. >> reporter: he goes to to say the downgrade is the direct result of roadblock republicans. so there you have it setting the stage for the congressional committee that is supposed to pave wait forward. we'll see which ones are chosen. >> heather: the finger pointing begins. thank you very much. >> rick: so what does this mean? america is now considered a risk jury investment than canada. more than a dozen countries have triple "a" ratesing. a double "a" plus which is now what we have puts us in the same league at knew zeed zeal and and belgium and puts up a notch of spain. china and japan are a double "a" minus. >> heather: one of most respected investors, warren buffett telling fox business network says the news, this is a quote, doesn't make sense, showing the confidence in the quality of u.s. credit. he tells fox business he would give the u.s. a quadruple "a" rating if he could. the chairman of bershire hathaway
rain caused significant damage to this building. steve has the latest from new york city. >> the danger that remains tonight from my reign comes from the hurricane huge rainfall. rivers like this are reaching. there's overflow from north carolina to new england. this is pennsylvania near philadelphia. >> this storm is transitioning into a flooding event. we will experience major flooding. in bay head, new jersey, rising sea water filled the streets . >> we knew around 1130 to 12:00 we may have made a mistake by staying. >> new york city firefighters had to rescue more than 60 people, including three babies, on staten island. >> all of a sudden, the water was up to the level of the cars. >> despite water in some streets, 300,000 new yorkers were allowed back home. that was after the city's first- ever redecoration of coastal neighborhoods. mayor michael bloomberg also closed the subways, the tunnels, and the bridges. >> nobody likes to shut down the economy of the city. nobody likes to inconvenience people. but human lives are much more important. >> falling trees took the most lives. lo
and traffic starting with rosemary who is in for steve paulson. >> it was a warm one inland this weekend. around the bay area very pleasant and along the coastline cool in some spots. mild and warm in others. we will begin a cooling trend. notably cooler by tomorrow. today temperatures expected to slip a little bit. we are waking up with patchy fog. partly to mostly cloudy skies. temperatures expected to fall below average for this time of year. once again we will outline that for you. show you what to expect outside of your door. >>> rosemary right now traffic is moving along nicely if you are driving on 80 westbound. not a bad drive at all. looks good all the way out to the mccarthur maze. and we are look for a light toll plaza delay before you drive into san francisco. 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> in overnight news a concord park is a crime scene this morning after a shooting. ktvu allie rasmus is near the park where part of the area is still blocked off this morning. allie. >> reporter: that shooting happened just before 10:00 last night here in concord. this is the area we're
finger-pointing here in washington going into over drive. steve centanni has been monitoring the chatter. joins us with more on the blame game. >> reporter: lots of chatter. democrats and republicans blaming each other. david beers of standard & poor's says it is neither party. it is the financial and political landscape. he says it is a question of the worldwide economy too. >> a lot of what is worrying the markets is the unfolding story in europe. also, a perception a global perspective that the world economy may be slowing. i think the markets are reacting to a lot of factors not just what s&p said friday. >> reporter: beers suggest another downgrade is not out of the question. he predicts the debt burden of the u.s. government will continue rising for some years to come. for the political finger-pointing it 10 to be harsh with senator kerry laying the blame squarely on the tea party. >> there were some people in the republican party being, and mitch mcconnell admitted this, who wanted to default. he said there were people in his party who were willing to shoot the hostage. in the end
for republicans. steve, you're on "washington journal." caller: good morning, gentlemen. how are you doing this morning? guest: good. thank you. caller: just a couple of different things. for one, if people do their home work, we need to start -- north rate is unemployment 3.6%. people need to get in there and look and see why it's 3.6% for one thing. this monte easing that -- monetary easing that everybody is talking about, why don't we call it what it is. it's inflation. we're inflating the money and stealing from the american people. it's not doing us any good at all. all of these big jobs, anything over $250,000 has to go to unions which is b.s. if we want to start getting this country back together, we have to get rid of the e.p.a. because they're stopping all of these jobs. i was talking to the painter the other day. said everything the e.p.a. is doing, he's going to be out of a job in three years because of all the restrictions and everything else they've been putting on. and everybody needs to start looking at it. it's not very good for this country. we're americans. we're not a eu
and discussion. at that point everyone on the panel will engage the questions. the last speaker is steve schier, he has wrote on the presidency and various presidents, and he asked to be last assuring -- see, he's laughing already -- assuring me in eight to ten minutes, he could wrap it all up and provide a satisfying conclusion to what we've done. okay. give us some satisfaction. >> oh my. oh my. [laughter] >> well, i've been sandbagged. i'd like to thank you for having me to arkansas. i flew through snowstorm in minneapolis to get here. now i'm besieged by thunderstorms. i hope it's back to minnesota, and because they have been very helpful to me in the last couple of days. one of my book projects involves figures out how the american political system was dysfunctional. they have given me both loads of evidence. and i'm -- alex just this morning sprung one on me with ideological war machines. i can work than. what an image. right, sunshine in her comments athought was very helpful in describing the relationship between microtargetting and governance. something i hadn't fully developed in my m
are speaking out about the downgrade today and what needs to be done to get our economy back on track. steve centanni is live in washington. i know you are monitoring what they are saying this morning. a lot of finger-pointing, right? >> reporter: absolutely. one party blaming the other. a member of standard & poor's appeared and said no one party is to blame. >> this is really not about either political party. it is about the difficulty of all sides in finding a consensus around fiscal policy choices now and in the future. >> reporter: beers said congress and the white house are jointly responsible for our fiscal policy. >> jamie: i'm sure nobody in washington wants to deal with this. but it affects everybody the reputation and future not only of the president and the administration, but everybody in congress. how are they reacting this morning? defensive or optimistic that this is the right move for our future? >> reporter: as always, you have division on that. house budget committee chairman paul ryan agrees with beers, no one party is to blame. but says it is likely everyone will suffer
more american entrepreneurs and businessmen should be doing? there's steve jobs. he's a genius. he has these amazing ideas. he gets a brilliant design team around him. he has as jack welsh points out, a brilliant system of delivery for his products. he gets it out there. fast and efficiently. and he sells it rauxd you go to china or india or europe. there are apples products, piled high. beautiful quality, incredibly reliable and they're available to all, selling like hot cakes and he is a brilliant marketeer, too. that kind of thing that america needs so much more of. identifying products to the whole world. >> it is happening in small ways. i've met so many start-up entrepreneurs all around the country. it is much harder for them to make it work now. but it is still happening. that's for me, the hope for the future. as a greek, as a naturalized american, as a double dose of optimism. so i don't want to leave our viewers depressed. that sense of ingenuity. that entrepreneurial spirit is very much alive. what we need to do is to overcome the dysfunctional nature of our government at th
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